Tag: Benefits of yoga

  • 8 Limbs Of Yoga Drive Creativity

    8 Limbs Of Yoga Drive Creativity

    To liberate the potential of your mind, body and soul, you must first expand your imagination. You see, things are always created twice: first in the workshop of the mind and then, and only then, in reality. I call this process ‘blueprinting’ because anything you create in your outer world began as a simple blueprint…

  • Yoga to unlock your creativity

    Yoga to unlock your creativity

    Because our future selves depend on it. By balancing your svadhistana chakra through yoga postures and stilling the mind through meditation and breath control, you can harness your awareness and invite clarity into your consciousness which, as a result, unlocks your creativity. For two decades I have moved in my favourite two realms: yoga and…

  • Yoga Meets Creativity

    Yoga Meets Creativity

    In Creativity: Flow and the Psychology of Discovery and Invention, psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi presents “flow” as integral to the creative process. He describes flow as an experience involving risk and novelty in which an individual embodies an “almost automatic, effortless, yet highly focused state of consciousness.” Second to focus, this fluid attention so conducive to…

  • Pranayama Breathing Can Spark Your Creative Fire

    Pranayama Breathing Can Spark Your Creative Fire

    With these 4 pranayama breathing techniques, you can unlock your inner creative potential, relieving stress, and avoiding burnout at the same time. International trends show that creative energy in the U.S. is waning . Compared to countries with high percentages of workers engaged in innovative pursuits, we’re no longer in the top ten. Research shows…

  • Asana: The Third Limb of Yoga

    Asana: The Third Limb of Yoga

    If someone were to ask you to depict what a yoga class looks like they might describe an area filled with fit and healthy yogis doing challenging postures, head stands and/or holding the standing pose – bird of paradise . In today’s day, this does exist and it can be slightly intimidating. In Patanjali’s Yoga…

  • The Yamas and Niyamas

    The Yamas and Niyamas

    “Speak the truth which is pleasant. Do not speak unpleasant truths. Do not lie, even if the lies are pleasing to the ear. That is the eternal law, the dharma.” – T. K. V. Desikachar,. The Yamas and Niyamas are the first and second limbs of yogic philosophy . These limbs however, are said to…

  • A Modern Guide to Yoga Philosophy: Yamas & Niyamas

    A Modern Guide to Yoga Philosophy: Yamas & Niyamas

    Consider this: After I die, what do I hope people will say and feel about me? I suspect your answer may be similar to mine at first: “She/he was a great person and lived a meaningful life.” For me, that means that I was honest, kind, and humble through my mistakes. Take a moment, perhaps…

  • #11 Expand your imagination with yoga

    #11 Expand your imagination with yoga

    It is free, readily available, but susceptible to abuse, what am I? Imagination of course. Enjoy this DailyFind, love from CW! “To liberate the potential of your mind, body and soul, you must first expand your imagination. You see, things are always created twice: first in the workshop of the mind and then, and only then,…

  • Expand your imagination with yoga

    Expand your imagination with yoga

    “To liberate the potential of your mind, body and soul, you must first expand your imagination. You see, things are always created twice: first in the workshop of the mind and then, and only then, in reality. I call this process ‘blueprinting’ because anything you create in your outer world began as a simple blueprint…

  • The Sadhana of Creativity: The Transformative Power of Yoga & Creativity

    The Sadhana of Creativity: The Transformative Power of Yoga & Creativity

    Imagine that healing the physical body through yoga can unleash creativity, almost as if we didn’t realize it was there? Enjoy this DailyFind, love from CW! I’m on a mission. A mission to create. A mission to help others expose their creative urges, and stoke the flames of their individual expression, and nurture their inner…